Forensic Science Mission Statement
The mission of the Forensic Science program at Arcadia University is to provide high quality, competent, and professional master’s level forensic science education and training. This mission is to be accomplished through contact with internal and external professional practitioners and academicians; through research, internships, and other forensic science activities intended to increase the students’ knowledge of forensic science; and through competent and ethical professional training. Believing that the program’s mission can be achieved through productive interactions among practitioners, academicians, and related forensic science activities, Arcadia University seeks
- To provide a comprehensive graduate program in the areas of forensic biology, chemistry, toxicology and trace evidence analysis and to serve as a model for forensic science education excellence.
- To promote scholarly inquiry into the knowledge and techniques fundamental to the practice of forensic science.
- To provide outstanding resources for students in their professional forensic science development.
- To produce competent and skilled forensic science professionals who can serve as outstanding practitioners and leaders in the forensic science field.